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Inbox: The First Lady’s Influence

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I just hope Gov. John Kitzhaber clearly ensures that Cylvia Hayes can no longer trade on her position [“First Lady Inc.,” WW, Oct. 8, 2014]. Obviously, she’s a small-time wannabe pol who wou   More
Wednesday, October 15, 2014 WW Editorial Staff

Inbox: Anti-Immigrant-Rights Group

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I found it refreshing to read a story about an American woman fighting to protect the laws of her country [“Driving Her Loco,” WW, Oct. 1, 2014]. She has the right to do it. The illegal aliens i   More
Wednesday, October 8, 2014 WW Editorial Staff

Inbox: On (Northeast) Broadway…

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An excerpt from last week’s blurb on Saint Simon Coffee Co. [“Coffee Guide: Klatch of 2014,” WW, Sept. 24, 2014]: “Though too tiny to serve as a true neighborhood cornerstone—between the b   More
Wednesday, October 1, 2014 WW Editorial Staff

Inbox: Beekeeping in Portland

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I would not sign a beekeeping permit for a neighbor [“Let It Bee,” WW, Sept. 17, 2014]. I am deathly allergic to bee, wasp, hornet and yellow jacket venom, so I have EpiPens in my car, on my   More
Wednesday, September 24, 2014 WW Editorial Staff

Inbox: State of Portlandia Statue

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I read with considerable interest your piece on Portlandia [“So Sue Us,” WW, Sept. 10, 2014] and the fact that the sculptor, Raymond Kaskey, holds the copyright to the image of the statue, thu   More
Wednesday, September 17, 2014 WW Editorial Staff

Inbox: Legal Marijuana’s Impact

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So now that this so-called “green rush” is upon us and a lot of people (mostly white men) are set to make millions off this untapped entrepreneurial venture capital [“Green Rush,” WW, Sept   More
Wednesday, September 10, 2014 WW Editorial Staff

Inbox: Portland’s Sharing Economy

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“Sharing economy” is great marketing lingo for “underground economy.” [“In the Companies of Strangers,” WW, Aug. 27, 2014.] If Airbnb and Uber were truly “sharing” enterprises, p   More
Wednesday, September 3, 2014 WW Editorial Staff

Inbox: The Sex Club & The Fire Official

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As a frequent clubgoer, I am a little shocked by the ridiculousness of this article [“Hot Tip,” WW, Aug. 20, 2014]. If you know the history, there has been a lot of discrimination because of the n   More
Wednesday, August 27, 2014 WW Editorial Staff

Inbox: MusicfestNW’s New Digs

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All the fun of planning is gone, along with the uniqueness of an urban musicfest hosted at awesome venues with good sound [“MusicfestNW,” WW, Aug. 13, 2014]. Why people think the waterfron   More
Wednesday, August 20, 2014 WW Editorial Staff

Inbox: Couple Faces Losing Home

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It was with great sadness that I read of the Murrays’ plight in losing their home [“The Long Goodbye,” WW, Aug. 6, 2014]. The point to take is—and I say this after nearly 30 years of estat   More
Wednesday, August 13, 2014 WW Editorial Staff

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